Arista Sheet Film

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by bmac, Oct 10, 2002.

  1. bmac

    bmac Member

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    I've been trying to figure out if the emultion of the Arista 4x5 125 film is FP3, FP4, or FP4 +. I have seen conflicting answers on other boards on the net. Anyone have experience with this film?
     
  2. jmcd

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    I don't know how specific an answer you need, but in View Camera magazine awhile back, Gordon Hutchings ran some tests on this film. He found no difference between it and FP4+.
     
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    I have used the 8x10 arista and it seems to be the same as the 4x5 FP4+ that I had used previously. I have gone through four boxes so far and have been very pleased with the results. No problems or defects except for the ones that I produce. I don't know for sure which emulsion it is but unless freestyle bought a few big rolls of film before FP4+ went into production it is most likely FP4+
     
  4. bmac

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    Good news indeed. At about 1/2 the cost of the Ilford branded film, it sounds like to really good deal.

    Brian